Algiers, Algeria Metro Area Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Algiers, Algeria metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Algiers in 2020 is 2,768,000, a 1.43% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Algiers in 2019 was 2,729,000, a 1.3% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Algiers in 2018 was 2,694,000, a 1.32% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Algiers in 2017 was 2,659,000, a 1.26% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Algeria
City Name Population
Algiers 2,768,000
Oran 899,000
El Djelfa 503,000
Blida 473,000
Qacentina 414,000
Annaba 358,000
Batna 329,000
Setif 313,000
Algiers - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 2,768,000 1.43%
2019 2,729,000 1.30%
2018 2,694,000 1.32%
2017 2,659,000 1.26%
2016 2,626,000 1.31%
2015 2,592,000 1.29%
2014 2,559,000 1.27%
2013 2,527,000 1.28%
2012 2,495,000 1.30%
2011 2,463,000 1.27%
2010 2,432,000 1.29%
2009 2,401,000 1.27%
2008 2,371,000 1.28%
2007 2,341,000 1.30%
2006 2,311,000 1.27%
2005 2,282,000 1.29%
2004 2,253,000 1.30%
2003 2,224,000 1.28%
2002 2,196,000 1.29%
2001 2,168,000 1.26%
2000 2,141,000 1.33%
1999 2,113,000 1.25%
1998 2,087,000 1.90%
1997 2,048,000 1.89%
1996 2,010,000 1.88%
1995 1,973,000 1.91%
1994 1,936,000 1.84%
1993 1,901,000 1.88%
1992 1,866,000 1.91%
1991 1,831,000 1.89%
1990 1,797,000 1.87%
1989 1,764,000 1.91%
1988 1,731,000 1.88%
1987 1,699,000 0.95%
1986 1,683,000 0.66%
1985 1,672,000 0.60%
1984 1,662,000 0.61%
1983 1,652,000 0.61%
1982 1,642,000 0.67%
1981 1,631,000 0.62%
1980 1,621,000 0.62%
1979 1,611,000 0.56%
1978 1,602,000 0.63%
1977 1,592,000 2.31%
1976 1,556,000 3.25%
1975 1,507,000 3.29%
1974 1,459,000 3.33%
1973 1,412,000 3.29%
1972 1,367,000 3.33%
1971 1,323,000 3.28%
1970 1,281,000 3.31%
1969 1,240,000 3.25%
1968 1,201,000 3.36%
1967 1,162,000 3.29%
1966 1,125,000 4.07%
1965 1,081,000 4.24%
1964 1,037,000 4.33%
1963 994,000 4.30%
1962 953,000 4.27%
1961 914,000 4.82%
1960 872,000 6.99%
1959 815,000 6.96%
1958 762,000 7.02%
1957 712,000 6.91%
1956 666,000 6.90%
1955 623,000 5.77%
1954 589,000 3.33%
1953 570,000 3.26%
1952 552,000 3.37%
1951 534,000 3.49%
1950 516,000 0.00%